John Edwards returns to the picket lines on Tuesday, when he will join a Manhattan rally for striking writers and Broadway stagehands. Edwards joined pickets in front of NBC studios in Burbank…
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The Writers Guild of Great Britain is urging members to join a demonstration in central London on Wednesday in support of the U.S. screenwriters strike.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin J. Martin's reported plans to impose new regulations on cable television as early as today are provoking the ire of several key members of Congress…
The catchphrase of the day is "cautious optimism." That's how WGA West president Patric Verrone characterized how he feels about today's resumption of negotiations, in his latest message to members…
Nia Vardalos knows toys. The "Big Fat Greek Wedding" star held a toy drive at Raleigh Studios — conducted with two dozen pickets on duty — this a.m. that yielded more than a dozen boxes of toys and…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Oprah Winfrey will campaign for Barack Obama in Iowa, Columbia, S.C. and Manchester, N.H. on Dec. 8 and 9, the campaign announced today. Her…
As the WGA strike begins its fourth week, the outcome of Hollywood's first significant labor crisis in 20 years is anything but certain.To read Variety's strike survey, click here
The WGA is returning both to the bargaining table and picket lines on Monday. It's the first stab at negotiations since Nov. 4 and the first picketing since the Nov. 20 march and rally on Hollywood…
The two sides in Broadway's crippling labor dispute went back to the table Sunday morning for the first time since talks broke off suddenly last week between striking stagehands union Local One and…
For the first time since they went on strike three weeks ago, showbiz writers will meet today at the bargaining table with their employers.
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